BSNL to start technical varsity, offer engineering, management courses

State-run telecom major BSNL has started work on establishing a technical university that will offer engineering and management courses. The PSU expects to approach the All India Council... »

TAPMI students get average pay package of ₹9.71 lakh

The 2012-14 batch PGDM (post graduate diploma in management) students of the Manipal-based TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) got an average annual pay package of ₹9.71 lakh.Quoting... »

Programme on space

Aeronautical Society of India, Thiruvananthapuram branch, will conduct a one-day outreach programme for students of Classes 9, 10 and 11on May 4. The programme will feature three talk se... »

Education should focus on innovation: Expert

Educational institutions should focus on innovation to excel in a globalised world, according to DN Reddy, Chairman, Recruitment and Assessment Centre, Defence Research and Development Organis... »

IIM Trichy offers PG course in HR

The Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli, has added another course to the three-year post graduate programme in business management it offers at its Chennai centre. The new course... »

UAS-Bangalore convocation

The 48th convocation of the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, will be held on April 20 at GKVK Campus. MS Swaminathan, founder chairman and chief mentor of MS Swaminathan R... »

IIM Calcutta hikes course fees

Two post-graduate courses of IIM Calcutta will see an increase in fees from ₹13.5 lakh to ₹16.2 lakh, Shaibal Chattopadhyay, Director, IIM Calcutta, told media persons before the 4... »

‘India needs to grow at 7-8% to generate adequate jobs’

Career counselling (from left) N Ram, Chairman, Kasturi & Sons Ltd;
TV Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd, and
G Viswanathan, Founder and Chancellor, VIT University, at The Hindu
Education Plus Career Counselling, in Chennai on Friday. BIJOY GHOSH The most important issue India needs to focus on is generating jobs, and it completely depends on the country’s economic growth. Unless the country grows at 7-8 per cent year-on-year, it cannot ge... »

Over 50 Indian colleges opt for Law School Admission Test

More than 50 law schools in the country will accept Law School Admission Test (LSAT)-India scores for admission to their 2014 batches, Daniel O’ Bernstine, President, Law School Admission Council,... »

CA institute framing roadmap for economy

For the first time ever, the chartered accountants’ institute plans to frame a model roadmap for Indian economy. The roadmap will be submitted to the new Central Government on its first day in off... »

Students from PSG college win Tata Crucible in Coimbatore

Huzefa and Surya Narayanan P of PSG College of Arts and Science emerged winners at the Coimbatore round of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014.The duo will have to compete with winner... »

Indian students drop English universities

Tough questions There was a notable decline in the number of entrants from South Asia, particularly India and Pakistan, at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels The number of Indian students taking up places at universities in England has fallen significantly, highlighting the adverse impact of the British Government’s tightening of the student visa regim... »

Focus on wind, solar to achieve energy independence: Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam has stressed on the need for making India energy-independent by 2030. Delivering the 28th convocation address of the TA Pai Management Institute (TA... »

Ind-Ra assigns first grading to IIM-Lucknow programme

India Ratings and Research has assigned Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow’s post-graduate programme in management an ‘Ind-Ra Platinum 3 Star(Nat)’ grade. This is the highest grading in... »

Companies place a premium on character

KJA Swarup, General Manager (HR) of ITC Ltd, at the BL Club function at St Paul's MBA College, Ibrahimpatnam in Andhra Pradesh. PV Sivakumar

Corporates and recruiters look for character and work ethics above all else in candidates. Knowledge and other skills are not crucial as they can be taught, says KJA Swarup, General Manage... »

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IIM-A brings global institutions to innovate technology for the poor

IIPM convocation

Indian Institute of Plantation Management’s (IIPM) convocation and 20th Foundation Day will be held on April 21. According to a release from VG Dhanakumar, IIPM Director, KRS Murthy, for... »

Help the underprivileged: Premji’s advice to ISB grads

(From left) Indian School of Business Dean Ajit Rangnekar, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, and ISB Chairman Adi Godrej at the B-School’s Graduation Day in Hyderabad on Sunday. - P V Sivakumar Stick to the basics, be tenacious and have an eye for the underprivileged as you climb the ladder to become top executives and entrepreneurs, said Azim Premji, Chairman of Wirpro. Deliver... »

‘Be like a postage stamp, stick on till the destination’

Sound advice Uma Kannan, Director, Colour Yarns Ltd “Turn your passion into a idea and a viable business proposition, capital will follow as honey attracts the bees” said Dr Uma Kannan, Director, Colour Yarns Ltd, Madurai, and Executive Member, Int... »

Protest against new rule for appointing company secretaries

Company secretaries seem to be facing regulatory heat as the rules notified under the new company law could put thousands of such professionals out of work. The new rules mandate the appo... »

VIT varsity campus soon in Bangalore

VIT University, a private university, will open its campus in Bangalore – the third after Vellore (its headquarters) and Chennai.The 100-acre campus will be ready in one year, accor... »

1.93 lakh candidates register for VIT entrance

A record 1.93 lakh candidates have registered this year to take the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) organised by VIT University, Vellore. Last year, 1.66 lakh candidates registered f... »

IIM-B case studies get top honours at global challenge

Case studies written by two professors of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) have won the second place and an honourable mention in the 2014 NextBillion case writing competition. »

Think differently to become innovative entrepreneurs

Chintan Bakshi, Chief Operating Officer, Startup Oasis.

Innovative entrepreneurship can help students think differently and aid them in starting their own business ventures and thus create jobs, said Chintan Bakshi, Chief Operating Officer, Startup... »

Workshop on drug design

More than 50 researchers and scientists from around the country gained hands-on experience on drug design tools and simulation software at a national workshop that concluded here at the In... »

Chicago varsity centre in Delhi

The University of Chicago has opened a new academic centre in New Delhi . The centre will promote scholarship through three broad programmes — business, economics, law, and policy; science... »

IIM Raipur awards diploma to 98 students

IIM-A acknowledges young tech innovators

University of Chicago opens academic centre in Delhi

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RVS Group to open two agricultural colleges

UK makes video interviews compulsory for student visas


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